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Experience

Engineering Manager — CircleCI

Remote (San Francisco, CA)

June 2019 - Present

Frontend Engineer — Manifold

Remote (Halifax, NS)

November 2017 - June 2019

Frontend engineer for several of Manifold's internal teams. Developed user-facing applications using React, JavaScript, and Styled Components. Spent a total of one year in two different leadership roles, during which time I was responsible for collaboration with product and design, agile processes, and team delivery. Was heavily involved in the evolution of Manifold's technical hiring process, with a focus on faster turnaround and more diverse hires.

Notable accomplishments:
- Led frontend testing efforts, which resulted in an increase in coverage from less than 10% to 80% over a 6-month period
- Led self-service partner onboarding project, removing manual process & saving engineering time
- Created animations and d3.js visualizations to improve UX for product billing pages
- Wrote and refined talks about hiring, testing, and soft skills - accepted to five conferences in 2019

Software Engineer — BuildIt @ wiprodigital

Brooklyn, NY

March 2017 - October 2017

Fullstack engineer for a consultancy focused on digital transformation. Along with client work, developed an internal room booking tool for use in BuildIt's various offices. Acted as a representative for the team by leading the vast majority of internal demos and presentations.

Notable accomplishments:
- Led TDD efforts in React codebase, using Jest and Enzyme
- Successfully advocated for a refactor of Redux actions and reducers, increasing clarity and ease of future development

Frontend Engineer — Tablet Hotels

New York, NY

August 2016 - March 2017

Engineer on Tablet's frontend team. Worked independently on projects as the only frontend engineer during a transition period of ~3 months. Assisted in hiring new frontend team members and improving hiring process

Notable accomplishments
- Participated in a rewrite of Tablet’s consumer-facing booking site, transitioning from Knockout.js to React
- Implemented new search feature using Google Maps API

Education

Web Development — App Academy

New York, NY

April 2016 - July 2016

1000-hour full-stack web development bootcamp with below 3% acceptance rate

Topics include: TDD, scalability, algorithms, OOP, coding style, REST, security, single-page applications, and web development best practices

BA Music Performance — SUNY New Paltz

New Paltz, NY

August 2007 - May 2010

GPA 3.9, Summa cum laude

Named outstanding graduate by School of Fine and Performing Arts